Free Press Journal
  • Ujjain: Youth Congress to stage protest against ‘Bhasmarti’ charges

    Ujjain: The youth congress will start stage a protest against the imposition of a fee for the ‘Bhasmarti’ ritual held at Mahakaleshwar temple. A signature campaign will also be held along with a rally on Monday. The Loksabha Vice President of the Youth Congress, Chandrabhan Singh Chandel, stated that imposing charges for attending the ‘Bhasmarti’ might hurt devotee sentiments. They will also gherao the Collector’s office on the same day. Arun Verma,

  • Ujjian: Rs 45 cr deficit in Mahakal budget baffles citizens

    Ujjain: In the recently presented budget of Mahakaleshwar temple, budget deficit of Rs 45 crore has left everyone to think of the fiscal policies of collector Sanket Bhondve-led Mahakal Temple Management Committee (MTMC).

  • Ujjain: Encroachments choke traffic movement

    Ujjain: Dewas Gate and the road going towards Malipura is an important market for city people and a significant route as people coming to Ujjain to visit Mahakaleshwar temple also pass through this region. Commuters honk continuously to make their way as half the road is eaten away by encroachment and remaining by illegal parking. This region also accommodates a bank which is one the oldest cooperative banks in the city. Ujjain

  • Ujjain: Denied entry into garbh-griha, Uma Bharti raises hell

    Ujjain: Union water resources minister and former state CM Uma Bharati raised commotion here on Friday morning when the administration barred her from entering the ‘garbh-griha’ of Mahakaleshwar Temple on account of Mahashivratri rush.

  • Ujjain: Mahashivratri preparations go on in full swing

    Ujjain: The district administration and the office bearers of Shri Mahakaleshwar Temple Management Committee are going throttle to fine tune the arrangements ahead of Mahashivratri festivities.

  • Ujjain: Lord Mahakal viewed in Man Mahesh appearance

    Ujjain: Devotees took the blessings of lord Mahakal in his Man Mahesh appearance on Tuesday on the 6th day of Shiv Navratri ahead of Mahashivratri at Mahakaleshwar Temple.

  • Ujjain: Youngsters see malkhamb as sport of future

    Ujjain: About 600 players from across the country are showcasing their talents in various forms of malkhamb on the Madhav Seva Nyas premises, adjacent to Mahakaleshwar Temple. They have arrived here to participate in the three-day National Malkhamb Championship, being organised to commemorate 200 years of this sports.

  • Ujjain: Lord Mahakal viewed in ‘Sheshnag’ appearance

    Ujjain: Ahead of Mahashivratri, Shiv Navratri is being celebrated in Mahakaleshwar Temple. In this regard on Friday lord Mahakal was viewed in Sheshnag appearance as the idol was adorned with blue clothes, replicating Sheshnag, crown and bhang.

  • Ujjain: A single cop manages city’s busiest Daulatganj Square

    Ujjain: Daulatganj Square connects four roads, Indoregate, Sabji Mandi, Mahakal Mandir Road and Favvara Chowk. Mahakaleshwar temple visitors take the route from bus stand and railway station to reach the temple via Malipura crossing at Daulatganj Square. Such an important route is completely marred by traffic mismanagement.

  • Ujjain: Shiv Navratri fest starts ahead of Mahashivratri at Mahakal Temple

    Ujjain: Mahakaleshwar Temple started celebrating the festival of Shiv Navratri from Thursday with abhishek of Koteshwar Mahadev. On this occasion, 11 Brahmins recited Rudra Paath. Religious rituals and worships were preformed under the guidance of government priest Ghanshyam Sharma. Administrator Awadhesh Sharma felicitated the Brahmins by giving mementos.

  • Ujjain: 3-day yoga camp for Mahakal employees begins

    Ujjain: The state government’s happiness ministry and Art of Living Foundation’s local unit started a camp of yoga and pranayam for the employees of Mahakaleshwar Temple at Mahakal Pravachan Hall on Sunday.  Administrator of Mahakaleshwar Temple Management Committee Awadhesh Sharma said the camp was organised to make the employees stress free and instil positivity in them.    The training will be provided in the evening also from 7 pm. The camp will last

  • Ujjain: SP takes stock of Mahashivratri preparations at Mahakal Temple

    Ujjain: Like every year, the administration is paying full attention towards preparations of Shivratri at famous Mahakaleshwar Temple. SP MS Verma on Saturday visited the temple to oversee the status of the preparations. He also gave necessary instructions to the police staff and officials of Temple Management Committee to manage law and order on Mahashivratri.

  • Ujjain: Thief who stole LED TVs from hotels, nabbed

    Ujjain: Owners of hotels around Mahakaleshwar Temple were in a fix as some miscreant was continuously stealing LED TVs from the rooms of their hotels for last four months.  As the CCTV cameras of the hotels recorded acts of the thief, the owners handed over the footages in this regard to the police.

  • Ujjain: Mahakal Temple priests’ demands go unheard

    Ujjain: The All-India Priests’ Association of Mahakaleshwar Temple has written a reminder letter to CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan on the announcement made before the Simhastha fair.

  • Ujjain: Swarnim Bharat Manch to hold dharna on February 8

    Ujjain: Swarnim Bharat Manch will hold a dharna under mission ‘Pavitra Ujjain’ at Ujjain Municipal Corporation in front of Municipal Commissioner on February 8 at 11.30 am for removing shops of non-vegetarian eatables from areas near Kshipra and Mahakaleshwar Temple. The Manch will also hand over a memorandum to remove liquor shops from densely populated areas of the city.